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PAF 1250 Citizenship and Public Affairs
3.0 Hours, 3.0 Credits

The course is an examination of the historical, institutional, political, and social context of civic life in the United States. The place of the individual in a democratic society is explored. The course will examine government structures and how businesses and advocacy groups interact with public officials. Constitutional principles are identified and applied to civil liberties, civil rights, and property rights.

Baruch Common Core (for students who entered Baruch prior to Fall 2013): This course satisfies the Tier II Politics and Government requirement.

CUNY Pathways at Baruch (for students who entered Baruch Fall 2013 or later, or who “opt-in” to CUNY Pathways): This course satisfies the “U.S. Experience in its Diversity” requirement of the Flexible Core.

(This course was previously PUB 1250, and students may receive credit for only one of the courses.)

Prerequisite: None